Securing Budget for Your Corporate Security Program and Earning Your Seat at the Table

While security teams are tasked with securing their business’s people, operations and assets, they’re often faced with resistance from internal stakeholders when establishing their program budget. For security leaders to successfully defend their funding, they must effectively communicate what security vulnerabilities are costing the business, know how their program supports each department, and learn how…

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Using The Indications and Warning (I&W) Analysis to Manage Organizational Risk

The Center for Protective Intelligence partnered with Scott McHugh who works for the Institute for Homeland Security at Sam Houston State University to develop this piece.  One of the key reasons we created the Ontic Center for Protective Intelligence (CPI) was to share industry tools, best practices and lessons learned to help those who protect…

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Case Management Software – A Complete Introduction

In the old days, protective intelligence case management software was very primitive. Typically, files sat on desktop hard drives or local servers. When a person of interest (POI) called to make threatening statements or mailed an unwanted package to an executive, an investigator would respond directly or involve local law enforcement. Then, they’d open the…

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Using Insider Threat Awareness as a Risk Management Strategy

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Searching for Insider Threat Indicators Insider Threat Awareness Strategies Teamwork Enhances Insider Threat Management Keys to Workforce Engagement for Insider Threat Prevention Effective Insider Threat Awareness Management Does Ontic Offer an Insider Threat Monitoring Solution? Companies are increasing their focus on building insider threat awareness to create more resilient defenses against theft and unauthorized access…

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6 Measures Safety, Security and Protection Leaders Can Take To Be Proactive During Volatile Times

In our recent webinar, Leading Corporate Security During Volatile Times, Ontic security experts joined to discuss ways for security leaders to future-proof their programs, prioritize protection and leverage technology to help mitigate risks inflicted by the rapidly-evolving threat landscape. The panel consisted of Chuck Randolph, Executive Director of Strategic Intelligence, Dr. Marisa Randazzo, Executive Director…

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Strategies for Human Resources and Security to Work as One to Enhance Workplace Safety

Human Resources specialist Melissa Muir joined the Women Who Protect podcast series to share strategies for HR and security to work together more effectively. What is threat assessment? Security is a team sport Nurturing the partnership between security and HR Boosting employee engagement Safety risks returning to office Strategies for leaders feeling burnt out Oftentimes,…

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How to Build Situational Awareness Faster in Your Organization

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See how modern advancements emphasize the benefits of integrated technology in enhancing real-time threat detection and response. Situational awareness is mandatory for the modern security professional. Understanding where threats originate and their vector relative to your principals and assets helps companies mitigate risk and protect their operations. In the past, corporate security teams relied heavily…

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The Tail Wagging the Dog

This podcast was originally featured on The Great Conversation CEOs manage risk and opportunity. How well they do that determines their path to value. So, who should be at the table helping the C-level team navigate risk and opportunity? What data should be collected, organized, analyzed, and communicated? How should it be contextualized to meet…

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A Connected Approach to Integrated Research

Corporate security teams need to quickly uncover important information about potential threats for more complete investigations and actionable insights. Whether about people, businesses, assets, locations, vehicles, or relationships, having the right connected data sources to surface relevant information is critical to making informed decisions. But to make these informed decisions, security teams must go through…

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Security Risk Management – A Complete Introduction

Creating and implementing an effective security risk management process and policy prevents operational disruptions, reduces liability, and better supports safety measures. Let’s examine how innovative companies use corporate security risk management solutions to guide their decisions and achieve mission success. The most robust security risk management program lowers risk; however, it’s impossible to eliminate all…

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Threat Assessment 101 for Corporate Security Teams

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Modern software tools and data collection make building threat assessment easier and better communicate risk. Leading corporate security teams understand the value of a threat assessment and how it fits into their overall risk management system. A threat assessment helps security managers and company leaders gauge risk. When done correctly, the assessment process helps to…

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On the Intelligence Autobahn: Riding Toward the Future of Security

This podcast was originally featured on The Great Conversation “It was staring us in the face, but we just couldn’t see it.” This is the conundrum many face when it comes to navigating risk and opportunity. Many things conspire to keep us from seeing and seizing the opportunity. Organizational silos. Fear of change. Cost vs.…

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